News in Easy Language:

APA TopEasy News

Participation starts with information: APA – Austria Presse Agentur and capito have developed a daily news overview in easy-to-understand language.

Five times a week the most important news of the day from the areas of politics, economy, chronicle, culture and sports are translated into easy-to-understand language.

Readers can select the language level that suits them: With just one click, they can switch between A2, B1 and the APA original message.

The key facts

What was developed?​​​

In cooperation with APA, a news overview was developed in easy-to-understand language.

When did the project take place?

The project was completed in the spring of 2017, and implementation continues to this day.

Who is the client?​​

APA - Austria Presse Agentur

Why are easy-to-understand news important?

Around 40% of adults do not understand complex information or have difficulty reading it comprehensively.

APA TopEasy News specifically breaks down information barriers. The professionally researched and balanced news overview brings current events in Austria and the world to the point: the perfect basis for an informed opinion.

The social benefit of APA TopEasy News has already been recognized with several awards. These include the Innovative Practice 2018 Award and the TUN Fonds 2018 Award. 

Where can I find the APA TopEasy News?

APA TopEasy News is updated from Monday to Friday in the late afternoon.
The news overview is sent via email newsletter, can be viewed on the APA homepage, the APA-OnlineManager (AOM) or via XML feed, in ORF Teletext on page 470 and on the ORF homepage.

The APA TopEasy News can also be read in the capito App and of course right here!


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